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  CBS    CBS 5 Early Edition    News  News/Business. Frank  
   Mallicoat and Michelle Griego. New. (CC)  

    October 24, 2012
    4:30 - 5:00am PDT  

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along the peninsula moving in pretty good. look at our high-def doppler radar. the rain is really dumping in spots there. it is going to let up. will it let up for the big game tonight? we'll talk about that coming up. >> with that rain we are dealing with slick surfaces out there this morning. so give yourself some extra time. we're also starting off with a trouble spot in fairfield on highway 12 right at red top road. more details in just a few minutes. back to you guys. >> thank you. the giants of course our other big story start playing for their second world championship in three years later on this evening. >> they sure do. this time the world series will open here in san francisco. and we have live team coverage of giants hoopla this morning. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is over at city hall, but we kick off with anne makovec at a very soggy at&t park. >> reporter: as you can imagine they have taken precautions. i'm here in the back of the field. you can see the infield covered up right now ready for game one
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of the world series. giants versus tigers. starts at 5:07 p.m. they have been sprucing up willie mays plaza and inside the dugout store fans are going wild for anything orange and black. local businesses are gearing up to serve those fans and hundreds of others who come to the neighborhood. the series will bring millions to local businesses. >> it's had a positive impact. anytime you can keep people using public transportation, walking, going by the businesses, i think it's great. >> reporter: yeah. as for getting inside of the park, we have been monitoring some of the ticket selling websites. seatgeek.com says the average price for games 1 and 2, $700, $300 to $400 for standing room only. right now we can see orange lights and decorations all over the city. a lot of the landmarks lit up, the fairmont hotel transformed
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inside and out and city hall also awash in orange. back out here live now at at&t park, the infield again covered up. and i'm at a spot where you can come to see part of the world series game for free. we're going to see a lot of people lining up out here outside of the back side of the park. and you can stay for a couple of innings and get a pretty good view as you can here behind me. i'm live at at&t park. anne makovec. let's check in with cate caugiran live at city hall. cate. >> reporter: well, anne, we are here by the embarcadero ferry and as you said earlier, this game or the world series is going to bring millions to businesses and a lot of people here to san francisco. and right now, if you want to get around easily, you want to go with public transit. now, we know that the first pitch is 5:07 tonight. pre-game activities start at 1:30 this afternoon. and the city says they have everything in place to accommodate the thousands of fans that are coming into our
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city. the vallejo baylink ferry will have a dedicated ferry for each game. each ferry holds 300 and no overflow. the san francisco municipal transportation agency, they are going to have eight additional shuttles going to and from the park. bart will also have additional trains and staff on hand to help people who aren't quite sure how to get around. so basically, mayor ed lee is reassuring san francisco, we're ready. we're having to go about our work in a very time constrained way to make sure that everybody who comes here whether it's through the airport or muni and public transportation all are taken care of. >> reporter: now, i just checked up on each and every one of those additional transportation services that will be offering more ways for people to get around. they say there are ways to pre- buy tickets and you want to plan ahead. you don't want to be caught in line. it will be a day of fun and festivities and the last thing
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you want to worry about is how to get to and from your home especially on a big day where it's a day to be celebrated. live at the embarcadero, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. the giants' big win means big money for world series souvenir sellers. the owner of graphics sportswear of san francisco says the presses are normally shut down by this time of year. but the giants win changed that. they worked overnight to print new shirts to honor the national league champions and ship them off to the giants dugout stores. i think i have seen a few on people around town. the first pitch in the world series, 5:07 and if you are looking for gear or photo gallery and a guide to world series food go to cbssf.com/giants. giants fans are going to the san francisco zoo to visit a good luck charm for the team. it's a monkey with an orange head. [ laughter ] >> the zoo says it was born right before the giants rally to win their play-off series at cincinnati. and they are calling it rally monkey. oh, my gosh.
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how cute is that. they are having a contest to name it. posey an scutaro are the leading names so far. maybe we should get a little more creative. >> those are two good names. >> okay. >> cute little guy. it's 4:35. we have a little drizzle out there now. big game tonight. what do you think? >> that's the big question. the rainfall coming through now. i think for the game we'll be okay as the system sweeps by. of course the rain here lots of snow in the sierra nevada the last few days two, three feet across some of the higher peaks. and maybe another four inches if you are heading in that direction. winter weather advisories are up there at blue canyon you can see it coming down pretty good and we have plenty of rain in the bay area right now. look at the cell that's driving on through in a long the peninsula. so we have the rain moving in now along 280 if you are traveling here, 101 it's going to dump on you this morning, then it starts to move out. temperatures right now cool in spots. 47 degrees in san jose. 48 in livermore. 50 in oakland. by the afternoon those
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temperatures should be running up into the 60s again just some partly cloudy skies. i think for the game we're looking okay. there's a slight chance of a couple of showers, otherwise nothing like the other night when they had that deluge at the end although that was neat to see all that rain at the depend. game, gianna. >> it made for such a magical moment in the series. state route 12 at red top road closed as crews deal with a big rig down the embankment. they are in the cleaning stages. this will be there for quite some time. so they are driving you to alternates, american canyon or highway 37 in lieu of state route 12 so that's your best bet to get around that mess on 37. we'll let you know when it clears up. golden gate bridge slick surfaces this morning, give yourself some extra time heading into san francisco. also, 880 so far, so good. no major delays or construction projects on 880. looks like the south bay holding steady so far, so good
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along 101. that's your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. a fiery plane crash yesterday afternoon in east contra costa contra costa killed two people on board that plane. this is the crash scene. it went down in a farmer field near the byron airport. witnesses heard the plane sputter before it crashed. both the pilot and passenger were killed. their names haven't been released. off the coast of santa barbara county a fatal shark attack claimed the life of a 39- year-old surfer. francisco javier, jr., suffered a massive bite on his torso. a friend dragged him to shore but no one could save him of the authorities are examining his wounds and bite marks on the surfboard to determine what species the shark was that killed him. this is the 13th fatal shark attack in california waters since 1950. >> i think it's pretty well known locally like you said that there are sharks and we have had shark sightings up and
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down the santa barbara coastline pretty frequently recently. >> shark attacks declined in the united states last year. there are only an average of 16 shark attacks a year nationwide and few are fatal. police in vallejo are offering a $10,000 reward for any information on the murders of a couple and their unborn twins. last month 31-year-old desean jones and 28-year-old ashley mills died after being shot several times. now their family members are making their first public comments. they say all they really want is for justice to be served. >> no parent, no mother, no father should ever have to experience what we're experiencing here today. so many lives were destroyed, you know, for what purpose? >> mills was six months pregnant with twins.
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witnesses saw two men with hoodies running away of after shots were fires. a woman is dead after a fire in castro valley. 58-year-old barbara was found as they worked to put out the flames last year. investigators say she was attacked before that fire started. they believe the fire was set to cover up an attack on her and the robbery of her home. an arrest at a social services center in east oakland. a witness shot this video as a pregnant woman got into a verbal altercation with employees and was asked to leave. she refused and then her boyfriend stepped in. the witness says deputies hit him after they got him in handcuffs. >> he was handcuffed already on the floor and it was a lot of witnesses, he was handcuffed and they started kneeing him again and punching him on his head. >> you're only seeing a small snapshot of the whole thing. >> i saw what looked to be a punch from the deputy and that's certainly within policy. >> the alameda county sheriff's department says it will
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investigate the incident only if someone files an official complaint. another u.s. senate candidate is stirring up controversy over a remark about rape. during a debate last night, indiana republican was talking about abortion which he feels should be allowed if it's to save the other life. >> even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that god intended to happen. >> his democratic opponent called more dock's remarks disrespectful to survivors of rape. the presidential race is taking on a new sense of urgency in its final two weeks. with both major candidates scrambling to gain votes in key swing states. president obama will travel 5300 miles for events in iowa, colorado, nevada, and southern california. governor romney is traveling to
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reno and iowa. here he is yesterday in colorado. >> these are tough times for americans and the president's answer is another stimulus and more government workers and higher taxes. that hasn't worked. >> i want you to look at our plan. compare it to governor romney's plan. see which plan you think is better for you and for america's future. he says he has a plan. >> and that was the president yesterday in ohio. in general, polls show the popular vote still up for grabs. the president appears to have an edge in the electoral vote but that depends on the outcomes in swing states which are still too close to call. >> 13 days. >> incredible. >> finally!! it's 4:41. a data breach. bookstore where credit card readers were hacked. >> plus it's an amazing story of survival. >> one ripped off and the other ripped off and i kept going. >> why this 82-year-old man waited days to call for help after getting stranded in the
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snow. >> and an all-out brawl at a high school football game leaving a coach unconscious. how it got started and what's next for his players when we come back. lp prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times mortion with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health.
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it's approved to keep it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. for one mississippi high scl involved in a brawl. and a flying helmet from a murrah football player knocked onef a football season ended abruptly for one mississippi high school involveddists brawl in a flying helmet from a murray football player knocked one of the coaches in the head senting him to the hospital. school district officials say this fight could relative humidity in fines for the schools and the end of athletics for some of the student athletes. it could end up in fines. an elderly man is okay after spending three days stranded in his truck when that storm hit up in the sierra. >> three days just hanging out. ed usually leaves his house before the snow begins. but he didn't get out in time. he then his chains broke. he spent the next three days in
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his vehicle eating peanuts and sipping an energy drink. >> i sat there for two days. the third day i guess i called 911. >> i'm sorry, ed, you sat in your car for almost three days? >> yeah. yeah. >> why didn't you call 911 an hour after you were stuck? >> well, why get excited, you know? >> you know? cute. the placer county sheriff's sergeant drove him to colfax to meet with friends who will ultimately drive ed home to bay point. >> ed is still in the car. he is not getting out! >> i think i get it. he's seen everything. why not enjoy it? i like that attitude. he didn't panic, that's for sure. [ laughter ] around the bay area today we have some more wet roads this morning if you are heading out the door. pretty good cell along the peninsula. look at the yellow and orange. taking you in for a closer look you can see some of that into san francisco. but trailing now in towards san mateo some heavy rainfall along the 280 now. so watch out for that if you
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are coming up. this is all sliding to the south throughout the morning hours. so yeah, it's going to be a wet start to the commute for some heading out early. we have some rain along the coast, showers elsewhere around the bay area. the temperatures running in the 40s and 50s. this afternoon, we'll see partly cloudy skies. there's still a slight chance of showers in the afternoon but really they will be widely scattered all around the bay area. so i think after this morning, we're looking good. around the state in the high country winter weather advisories at 4,000 feet nea lake tahoe. lots of snow in the high country, and adding on to the 2 to 3 feet they have seen this week. here morning rain a couple of leftover showers and then it will begin to move out. early on today the rain is moving out and then of course we have the world series later on today. it looks like it should be okay. just a few clouds moving on by. still a slight chance of a shower but nothing like the other night at the and of the
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game. then we dry out toward the rest of the week. temperatures today cool about 64 degrees in san jose, 62 brisk into pacifica, east bay temperatures upper 60s into brentwood. about 64 degrees in vallejo. and 64 also in the napa valley and inside the bay keeping the temperatures mainly in the 60s, 50s at daly city. next couple of days warming up nicely into the weekend. couple of clouds, otherwise temperatures into the 70s. the next best chance of rain in the bay area probably late in the day next tuesday, gianna. >> all right. just got to get through today. hopefully things will wrap up sooner than expected. on the freeways, fairfield route stayed 12 near red top road a traffic alert for an accident where a big rig went down the embankment. at one point only the eastbound lanes were shut down but now both directions are shut down as they clear it. no estimated time as to when these lanes will reopen. they are saying in the meantime use alternates. the best bet to get around the mess american canyon or highway
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37. so again that closure is on state route 12 between red top and state route 29. we are dealing with some slick surfaces this morning so we are keeping a close eye on the on- and off-ramps as you get on and off the freeway. so far no delays out of marin county but take it easy. 880 looking good, traffic free- flowing in both directions. northbound clear towards the maze. also in the south bay mostly everything in the green right now. no delays along 101. things looking good. northbound as you head through san jose. also 280 problem-free. you can see we're clocking in some nice speeds along 85 as well as 87 guadalupe parkway and a like look at the 880/237 connector. traffic not too bad. that's a look at traffic. back to you. two teenaged boys both arrested charged with the murder of a 12-year-old girl in new jersey. autumn paschal's body was found this week in a recycling bin. police say the 15-year-old
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brother lured the girl into the home with the promise of parts for her bicycle and then with the help of his 17-year-old brother murdered her. police believe she was strangled but say there are no signs of a sexual assault. massachusetts officials have found unsanitary conditions at a pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis. now the state is working to revoke the licenses of three pharmacists at the compound. investigators found the lab did not properly test equipment or adequately sterilize medications. >> on 13 occasions, necc staff shipped orders from the suspect lots before receiving their own test results confirming that those lots were sterile. >> the meningitis outbreak has sickened 285 people, killed 23 others. more than 17,000 vials of tainted steroid were sent to clinics in 23 states. 4:49. if you swiped a credit card at barnes & noble recently you might want to take a look at
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your bank statement. the bookstore says customers at 63 of their stores across the country may have had their accounts compromised, hackers breaking into the key pads in front of the cash registers there. the security breach was discovered more than a month ago but was kept quiet as federal authorities investigated. stock futures indicate a higher market when trading begins today. yesterday it was the worst day for the stock market this year. [ closing bell ] >> underwhelming corporate earnings reports are rattling investors. dupont, 3m and u.p.s. didn't meet revenue expectations. the dow fell to the lowest level in four months down 243 points. nasdaq down 26. s&p down 20. ahead of today's earnings report zynga will cut 5% of its workforce. it's the gaming company's first layoffs ever. the maker of social media games such as texas hold 'em poker and farmville is based here in
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san francisco. it has about 3,000 employees. as part of the cost-cutting strategy, they also are eliminating 13 older games and closing one of their studios out in boston. facebook surprised wall street with better-than- expected profit reports. sales jumped 32% largely because of games and mobile advertising and their stock was up yesterday. come friday, you can order the next apple gadget. the ipad mini was unveiled in san jose yesterday. it's a little smaller than the ipad with an 8" screen but the price not so tiny a bit of a surprise, starting at $329 for their lower end model. the contra costa county fire protection district plans to close up to 11 stations in the coming years. if voters don't pass a tax measure. measure q on the november ballot calls for a $75 annual parcel tax in the district. if measure fails the "contra costa times" says four of the closures will happen this
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coming january with as many as six more by to 2015. in a razor-thin vote the san jose city council decided to oppose measure d. that's the ballot measure that would increase the minimum hourly wage in the city to $10. yesterday's vote was 6-5. supporters say low wage workers need to earn more to afford living in an expensive city. opponents are concerned the measure would harm local businesses. in other bay area headlines, san francisco's law banning the widespread delivery of yellow pages is on the way to being repealed. that's because a similar law in seattle has been struck down by a federal appeals court. the san francisco law was to take effect next spring. and bart trains good news getting cleaner. the transit system has replaced more than 200 old cloth seat covers with vinyl upholstery. the new seats will be easier to clean, of course, and for the first time in 15 years, bart met cleanliness goals for train
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interiors. [ laughter ] >> no comment. >> okay. it's 4:52. trump's big bombshell, what he may reveal about president obama today. >> that's right. >> and plus, meteorite mistake in what we're now learning about a rock found boy a novato homeowner. >> and she has been waiting her whole life. the little girl who got to meet her father for the very first time. that reunion when we come back. before cold & flu season, help prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap
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if you are heading to the worlds game tonight, it will be cool. there is a slight chance of a few showers. temperatures in the 50s and
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mid-60s. right now our bay area bridges are looking good but we are monitoring a traffic alert in fairfield. details coming up. 4:56 now. the search for that piece of last week's fireball in the sky, it continues. researchers now say that they thought -- what they thought was a piece of the meteorite found near a novato home is not. scientists with nasa used a microscope monday to examine it and it was nothing but earth rock. the meteorite lit up the bay area sky on wednesday night. it came from the collision of two asteroids so they are still looking... >> i got to say it doesn't look like anything but a regular rock. >> what's a meteorite look like? >> i don't know. we need lawrence's expert opinion. >> we'll get that momentarily. she was born while overseas in afghanistan. earlier this week a u.s. marine got to hold his daughter for the first time. >> oh, my lord, look at her go.
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>> fernando was welcomed home by his wife and daughter sophia born while he was deployed. mom says that her baby daughter looks and even acts like her dad which made his time away a lot easier. >> the feeling is just a sigh of relief, no words to express it. i was just so happy. oh, jesus... >> oh, boy. nice. >> fernando is back for two weeks off until he goes back to afghanistan. he will be home for christmas. he says this time it will be for good. 4:57. looking for some votes. the two presidential candidates racing through battleground states today. >> plus, an arrest and it's all caught on a cell phone. did these bay area law enforcement officials cross the line? >> and we are monitoring a ticket price for game one of the world series and we'll let you know how you can see part of the game for free.
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